I mentioned previously that I was away and would be telling you all about it…so here it is…all about my trip and experience to
I went to
Although my mother was excited (and so was I) it was the first time I was going to
Our total journey worked out to be approximately 13 hours with one stop at
So after 13 hours of travelling I finally arrive in
N-wayz that was just the beginning of my long night. My mother was already at the hotel as she arrived earlier so I had to find a taxi to take me to the hotel and as simple as that sounds…that was not the case. Initially the guy who had booked me the Taxi spoke English so I assumed the driver also spoke at least a little English…but I was soooo wrong. To make matters worse after leaving the Airport the driver somehow lost my hotel business card and communication was completely lost. The driver solely spoke Chinese and at this point my English, French or Italian could not save me!! I started trying to communicate with him via sign language but he just smiled, stared and looked at me blankly!! By this stage we were in a driveway park kinda place and we literally sat in the car for 30mins- I was completely frustrated and irritated. Every sign was in Chinese and no English words were even evident. For some reason I expected it to be similar in some ways to
In the morning we made our way to various fabric manufacturers and Suppliers. My mother’s assistant who spoke Chinese came with us and we had a very productive morning. My mother immediately found the styles she wanted and was looking for and I was able to suggest new styles which I felt were crucial to her project.
Below pic: The gorgeous range of fabrics available at one of the fabric warehouses.
By the afternoon I was starving considering I did not have any breakfast. I was so excited as in
Below pic: AN interesting building capture by me ( I love my landscapes)